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of that intersection where the teen was hit. >>> towson commons goes on the auction block today. i'm sherrie johnson, coming up, i'll tell you more about the sale. ♪ [ monkey cheeps ] [ male announcer ] a bath becomes even more pleasurable when you know that your water is being heated in an environmentally- conscious way while saving you hundreds of dollars on your water-heating energy bill. the geospring water heater from ge with advanced hybrid technology. heating the water in your home any other way is just going to seem primitive. [ monkey cheeps ] ♪ maryland residents can save up to $780 while funds last. >>> 5:44 on this tuesday morning. evidently, you know a lot about where red pump road meets route 24 in bell air. abc2 news reports on what has been coming out about this intersection since the death of a 14-year-old crosswalk. good morning, linda. >> some are questioning how safe it is there. on the day joey died, state police received a number of complaints that the pedestrian lights were not working. the state highway administration is now looking into those complaints. the memorial is
city block in towson is on the auction block. the towson commons project will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. it sits along the 400 block of towson, brian cuba joins us to tell us what cally developers are hoping will happen to this big open space. >> the towson commons is a prime piece of realty with a number of different options, while county officials have no way of knowing who will buy it tomorrow, they hope it can become the hot spot it once was. >>> in its day the towson commons bass heralded as part of the rebirth of towson, a destination hot spot in baltimore county seat. this stretch along york road south of the circle is all but empty now, businesses have moved, sun bleached signs neglected, several store fronts empty. >> the towson commons cries out for much stronger use taking advantage of the new people living here and working downtown. >> reporter: david i a newspapery is the executive director of development in baltimore county. towson, he says, has grown up around the commons with new apt buildings, restaurants, and future construction projects. that gro
-degree murder and a murder for hire scheme that led to the death of his uncle. a towson gas station owner. baltimore county jury took less than two hours to find shamus guilty of killing william porter. this happened back in march of this year. coil is one of several suspects. the group tried to make the shooting look like a robbery attempt, but surveillance video showed a different story. >>> four minutes after 6:00 right now. according to a local publication. the 34-year-old woman called 191 dispatchers and said i hurt my aunt and i don't know why. when police arrived at the home in the 1500 block of north street, they found delana simmons covered with blood and her aunt, who was 68 years old, cecilia mitchell. the device used on the steering wheels was the device used. >>> it is 6:04. the assistant offensive line coach is facing drunk driving charges. police arrested the coach after pulling him over for speeding at the beltway. 1:00 in the morning on saturday. his attorney says he'll plead not guilty. the ravens say they know all about this. this is muller's second dui charge. the fir
be on the mend. >> we have a downed tree in towson. we will >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> not much going on. >> it is a pretty nice ride overall. there is a downed tree in towson. one intersection is blocked near glen eagle court. other than that, we're doing well. 49 miles per hour on southbound 95. 58 on the j.f.x. just below the beltway. so far so good on 795. i-70 looks good. 48 on the southbound harrisburg expressway around shawan road. drive times on eight minutes towards 83. 11 minutes to travel on southbound 95 down to 32. this is a quick live look outside. volume is starting to build in the southbound direction out of the northeast on 95. this is i-70. so far moving without delay at this time. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we get the latest on the buses and trains. >> we are looking pretty good on the rails this morning. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. the metro subway is also on time. we have a few diversions on the buses, including the 27 at pratt street. the 35 bus is also being diverted. now back to tony pann. goo
this message. >>> going once, going twice, sold to a mystery bidder. the towson commons auctioned off this afternoon. the near empty building fetched more than $20 million, it may be going, going, gone but gone to who? >> third and final call at $20 million. any more? >> reporter: the towson commons goes to a mystery bidder. the defunct retail property now belongs to this man or who he represents. he made the successful bid and signed the paperwork but didn't identify himself to the media or bother to make a comment. the auctioneer was under the same instruction leaving onlookers and the county puzzled as to the future of the commons. >> at this point it's a private transaction so we respect the process and just like you were curious to know who the purchaser is, that is just part of the private process. >> reporter: at some point the county will find out and begin negotiateses on the buyer's vision for towson commons. a property that did attract many potential bidders this afternoon, who were more than forward with their plans to transform the building and the york road corridor. >>
in towson is on the auction block. the towson commons development will be auctioned off today to the highest bidder and this morning, sherrie johnson is live with what could be a vacant spot. sherrie. >> reporter: good morning, megan. this used to be the best hot spot here. take a look behind me here. we are talking about the towson commons and later today, we will know who it belongs to after it goes on the auction block. the towson commons development just south of the circle will be auctioned off to the highest bidder at 1:00 p.m. at the county courthouse steps. now most retail spots in the commons are now vacant. this used to be the hot spot in towson and county believes that best use for this space is a hotel or some type of mixed use development. the county set aside some money to help redevelop the commons. the county pledged to help if it agrees with the vision of the new owner. >> he has no information at all on the auction, who is going to bid and what their plans are going to be. we will be in conversation with the winner no matter who they are. >> reporter: that auction kicks
. it will cool down once again. denise? >> thank you, bob. >>> in the shadows of the extremely popular towson town center, sits the old towson commons. that building, sold at auction today. wjz is live in downtown towson. weijia jiang has more on the auction that could drastically change the downtown towson area. weijia? >> denise, the towson commons sold for nearly $30 million today. and a lot of folks hopes that pumps energy into the development and into downtown towson. >> reporter: the sound of a business deal in motion. >> i have $26,500,000. >> reporter: a major development in the heart of towson. >> it was kind of cold. just doesn't look inviting. it has nothing to offer. >> reporter: the towson commons was handed over to a new owner, as is. >> sold for $26,500,000. >> it was ushered in as a jewel, a sign of rebirth downtown. but today, it's mostly vacant, except for a small restaurant and movie theater, despite its prime location on york road. nearly 900 parking spaces. it's unclear exactly what went wrong. >> the price per square foot was a little high. i'm not exactly sure what it w
popular towson town center, sits the old and abandoned towson common. it was just auctioned off. a move that could set the mood for a major renovation. wjz is live in downtown towson. weijia jiang is following details of this sale. >> reporter: hi, kai. and hi to everyone. the towson commons sold for nearly $30 million. but many are not ready to say who they are. many say they hope whoever it is, they pump much-needed blood into the development. >> the sound of a business deal in motion. >> signals salvation in the heart of towson. >> it looks kind of cold. just doesn't look inviting. it has nothing to offer. >> reporter: so at a foreclosure auction tuesday afternoon, the towson commons was handle handed -- was handed over to a new owner, as is. when the 325,000-square-foot building opened in 1992, it was ushered in as a jewel. it includes three levels of retail space, a 10-story office tower. and nearly 900 parking spaces. but today, it's mostly vacant except for the theater and small restaurant. despite the prime location at york road and chesapeake avenues, only for sale and for leas
, they are now spring and now in maryland. a towson bug expert says they are growing and growing and growing. >> you're going to increase exponentially. there's nothing to keep these eggs from growing and thriving. >> now that it's getting colder, the stink bug wants to come inside and get warm and cozy. >>> bugs have been setting offer the motion alarm four and five times a night. >> there are hundreds. they fly. they land on you. they're in groups you only the door. it's in your hair. >> what is the best way to protect against it? vacuum. but if they get crushed, your vacuum will end up smelling. >> just tried to kill him in my hand and my hand stunk so bad. they were horrible. >> that towson professor says you can put them in a bottle of soapy water. they'll die. you can try to caulk your house. but if you throw them out the door, they're liable to get right back in. >> we did a lot of screaming in here suzanne. these are a true problem. >> yes, they are. as suzanne said, stink bugs don't bite. they are so annoying. they don't spread disease, though. and they can be harmful to crops. very
chip, so grab three for 3 today. [ ding! ] >> bands, dancers, vendors, and more in towson today for the annual african-american cultural festival, a family oriented event that highlights the heritage of baltimore county's african-americans. it is a huge success this year and every year. organizers say it attracts more than 30,000 guests each year. covering the nation, at least six people were killed in new york when a church van crashed about 50 knots northwest of manhattan. you can see the overturned van here on interstate 87. the accident shut down all north bell lanes. several people had to be hospitalized, some of them in critical condition. toyota has reportedly reached a settlement in the suit over a family that was killed in a crash last year that was allegedly called -- caused by a faulty gas pedal. the l.a. times this toyota reached an agreement with the victims' relatives and will disclose the settlement on monday. in august 2009, a california patrol officer and three family members or killed when the gas pedal in their lexus got stuck in a format. that crash led toyot
common was known as the rebirth of towson. this stretch is all but empty now. businesses have moved, sun bleached signs neglected, several store fronts empty. the county believes the best use of this space is a hotel or some type of mixed use development. the county has set aside some money to help redevelop the commons and pledged to do so if it agrees with the vision of the new owner. >> towson has everything going for them demographickicly, education wise, income wise. there's no reason why this location can't support a much, much better use. >> so once again, that auction starts at 1:00 p.m. today on the steps of the county courthouse in towson. reporting live in towson, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> look at stories making headlines this morning. a wild fire caused an evacuation of about 1600 homes. 1600 homes in utah. the fire started when live ammunition from a nearby national guard firing range ignited the dry brush. in these conditions, not sitting well with some residents. some of whom lost their homes and with the dry season, conditions are prime. o recent fire destroy
:40 on this monday. we're checking out our storm center weathernet. we have our hd cam, in towson. we're looking at the towson west elementary school. 61 degrees. 99% humidity. not really quite fog conditions but there's definitely the threshold there with low clouds and may be some patchy fog if you're driving through some of the valleys this morning. baltimore county 59 degrees. 62 is matching the mark at dundalk elementary school at 62 degrees. there's to fog to be found, lutherville and dundalk but there may be up towards west baltimore county with the 100% humidity in reisterstown. overall our hour by hour forecast takes us from the upper 50s to near 60 and the patchy fog. any low clouds give way to clearing. this afternoon's 2-degree guaranteed high by 4:00 p.m. with sunshine at 82. >>> let's check the roads with kim brown. >> thank you. that earlier accident in elkridge on route 100 and 95 has been cleared away. we're actually looking pretty good around 695, though we're working a couple of accidents around the area. as we go to the maps we have a serious accident involving a tractor-trai
're here. the great prostate cancer challenge coming up this sunday right here at towson university. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. a cold start to the day but we have warmer air coming our way. we have now dropped to 49 degrees in baltimore for this morning. so it is a cool start as we were saying and as compared to yesterday we were 17 degrees cooler. you'll notice a difference when you walk outside. the winds are light. they will turn to the south over the next 24 hours. that will start the warmup. out to the west, here's the next storm. it will take a northern track and turn our winds to the south that will build up the warmth. tomorrow we jump not 80s. the front gets closer. so there is a chance for a late day shower or thunderstorm. here's the next front. it also passes by to the north keeping us in the warm air. by the and of the week we could hit 90 degrees for our high. we'll see another storm build in. that will knock all the heat down to the south. another thing going on. not only do we vast warmth but out in the tropics another tropical storm. this is lisa moving
. >>> good living. the new luxury apartments in towson has the entire community continuing to get a facelift. >>> and looking forward to the weekend. will it still feel like summer? don't miss the updated first warning forecast. that's in andy harris' unfair tax plan. 23% sales tax. a 23% sales tax will cut my business in half. would be devastating. andy harris' 23% sales tax absolutely makes no sense. 23% sales tax would really make things unaffordable. that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. >>> mary joins us now with more. >>> days after the nearly abandoned towson complex was auctioned off, a new apartment complex was auctioned. and officials are ready for more luxury. >>> developers and county officials are standing inside this building. it is called the palisades of towson. 351 studio. they're filled with amen its, including custom closet organizing systems. bamboo flooring. kohler fixtures in bathrooms. and an automated parking garage that parks your car for you. >> all of t
in towson this morning. >> all this rain, it's inevitable, there'll be a lot of problems, flooding, downed trees, the downed trees part is the part that bge is concerned about. all this rain will soak the ground, that will bring down trees and some of those trees will bring down power lines and that is where the outages will occur. bge crews are already on stand by. they're calling this a system-wide event, they're expecting thousands of power outages throughout the area today. the state's emergency operation center will be activated this morning. all this rain has people in annapolis getting ready too. they're putting out sand bags by the downtown dock. >> it actually may be a pain in the butt, but if it saves your carpet or stone or whatever you happened to have in your place, it's worth it. >> now bge crews won't be able to start fixing the downed power lines until after the storm passes, they're asking people to be patient. if you want to let bge know you're without powerer call 877-778-2222. we're live in towson, linda sow, abc2 news. >>> an annapolis dam is determined unsafe. many ar
make the difference between a deal or no deal. for "consumer watch," i'm karen kafa. >>> towson university's cook library is cracking open some banned books. coming up, how you can celebrate the classics we didn't always have the freedom to read. a man picks the wrong day to tickle elmo. he's learned how to kick butt. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the real andy harris. buried in his website - a promise to replace the tax code with a 23% sales tax and eliminate the mortgage interest deduction. a bush tax panel said families would pay $6,000 more a year. a reagan tax advisor calls it a very dumb idea. but that's not his only bad idea. harris was the only senator to vote against expanding the child care tax credit and against the state's cancer treatment program. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. i always feed in the fall. but, it's the best time. feed your lawn in the fall. the fall feeding makes all the difference in the world. what the fall feeding does is build the roots.. that's when the roots sorta want nutrition. i give my lawn scotts winterguard. it'
click "think pink." if you have traveled around towson you already know parking can be a reel pain in the butt, but a new complex is solving that problem james bond style. they have found a way to take that parking problem out of your hands completely. abc 2 news lamont williams shows us how this new technology works. >> reporter: the pallisades of towson is a new state of the art apt building, three storeys with 357 units, the rent includes utilities, use of the fitness center, sun deck and other social areas. >> this is a wonderful building, already 20% leased, i think it's incredible. and they have only been leasing since august. >> pallisades is the nicest building we have ever done and we have done a lot of buildings. i think this is number 80. >> 2, 1, yay. >> but to live this towson it will be a major concern. not to worry, the pal shades has something never seen in this area. an automatic parking garage. the cost for the automated parking was roughly the same as a concrete, as conventional parking, but it takes up much less space. >> reporter: the auto park at the pallisade
2 news christian schaefer is here with that story tonight. chris. >>> over crowding in the towson area has been a problem for several years, the new elementary school was one step in the process of fixing it. the next step though is still on the drawing board. >> hampton elementary school in lutherville, a building designed for 300 students opened last week with more than 500. how did they do it? with eight trailers outside the school, four on each side. >> hampton elementary is the most overcrowded school in baltimore county. not elementary school, school. >> reporter: maureen swing oh is the president of the pta she ace every 4th and 5th grader at the school will be in a trail they are year. >> there's facility, bathrooms, the cafeteria, the gymnasium. >> reporter: stress that was supposed to be relieved by a 300 feet addition. parents weren't surprised to see the extra trailers, they knew the extra addition wouldn't be done by now. they thought it would be started so it could be finished this fall. >> there is no construction starting because we didn't get the funding, parents
this morning with the commute. sherrie? >> reporter: good morning, megan. we're out here in towson on york road. there's not been a break in this rain, it just keeps on coming down. look at the puddles there. it's just amazing. not even a little break here. we're drenched out here. let me tell you, as drivers head out this morning, you definitely want to slow it down and use causation on your commute. give yourself plenty of time, watch your falling distance. also want to watch out for standing water on the roadways which would cause you to hydroplane. here in towson, we're not seeing a whole lot of flooding now. be careful. >> kim has been keeping you up to date on the accidents and road conditions, but on i-83 they've seen cars spinning out and having problems there. they're warning drivers to use caution this morning. also, watch out for the downed trees and power lines to prevent swerving. basically, just be aware of your surroundings this morning. take it easy, slow it down, leave early enough to give yourself plenty of time to get wherever you're going. reporting live in towson, sherrie j
turning lane continue to be blocked because of a down tree and towson, experiencing watermain issues because of a ruptured watermain on york road, that is between overbrook road and winwood road. no lanes blocked at this time. in cecil county northbound 95 at the chesapeake house rest stop. one lane reopened but it's pretty much jammed as you head towards the chesapeake house because of an accident involving a tractor-trailer and fuel spill. back to you. >>> 6:32. people who live in italy have lived there their whole lives. they all know their neighbors. this morning they are talking to neighbors about being left in the dark. they were roughing it this weekend. abc2 news linda so joins us with no pore in -- power in little italy. >> reporter: an underground fire knocked out power to a lot of folks in the area. bge crews have been working since yesterday to restore the power. the hope is to get it back on for everyone sometime this morning. an underground electrical cable sparked the fire early sunday morning that knocked out power to parts of little italy. it happened at the corner
. >> and a polling place at towson university. but are students taking advantage of early voting? that's straight ahead. >> we thought yesterday -- more >> we thought yesterday -- more weather when we come back. like the new double bacon & cheese omelet sandwich! they're all new. toasty, tasty, and made to your order. so come and build your better breakfast today, at subway! >> good morning to you. sara caldwell checking on your morning commute. one accident of note. eastbound 100 at executive drive. we're waiting for that to be cleared. in the meantime, 50 miles per hour, volumes continuing to build approaching the northeast. 895 south checking in at lumbar. if you're headed around reisterstown road. 55 miles per hour. if you're traveling to the airport, all the major roadways leading up to the airport look great at this hour. 29 at 3 2. north and southbound 29 through howard county equally smooth and smooth ride on the east side as you approach the key bridge. that's the latest on traffic pulse 11. now the latest on the buses and trains. for that we go to vanderbilt. -- vanetta. >> continue to
rival and it's tte talk of the reakfast table this morning. -aaera in t towson to see howeú ravens fans are feeling. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. things are starting to heat and3 things are starting to ise, and of ravens fans toostart coming in and drinking up the win from yesterday. >> yeah, efinitely. i think we did a really good job yesterday especially cooing back in the 4th quarter. >> repooter: anddnow you''e going to see some fans coming in here this morning. what is it like n a monday after a big wii. >> i don't know what the deal with purple fridayy it's llke purple mondaay. we get a lot of people cominggin wearing thhir purpll with a lot of pride. the few people that work here ú%en they're not ravens fans, they get a lot offslack. >> reeorter: i they were booinn them earlier. expecting a lot of people here. with that purple, a lot of people excited. flacco showed us the kind of quarterback that he could be. and silenced critics who thought -e wasn't man enough for thaa -ob. as e heaa to pit bbr pittsburge and anyone waats to comeeand join us, we're at the panera
for the campaign 2010. for more information, go to wjz.com. >>> the towson commons is back in the hands of the original lender. yesterday, the business complex sold for $28 million. cap mark finance had the winning bid. they loaned the money to the previous owner of the property. it's not clear if they'll develop the property or resell it. >>> a 2014 men's college lacrosse championship will be played in baltimore once again. m&t will host it again for the 6thtime. it should be a big boost for the economy. 37,000 fans attended the game on memorial day of this year. >>> we'll head out there after the show. it should be exciting. a lot of people are really excited for that. >>> still to come, abuse allocations, the head of an atlanta megachurch was accused of sexually harassing two members of the congregation. >>> and paris was denied into japan. >> and as the afternoon continues to heat up, we'll be back with the first warning weather forecast. bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised proper
roadways. there is a downed tree near glen eagles scored in towson. all lanes are closed there. volume is still on the light side. we're running smoothly on all of the major roadways. delays will crop opt in about 30 minutes. this is the harrisburg expressway coming at of york road. this is southbound traffic looking a little bit heavy as volume starts to build there. this is the southwest corner of the beltway at frederick road. we will keep you posted on anything new that crops up. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now back to you. >> we begin with hurricane earl still more than 1,000 miles away from ocean city. it is causing concern up and down the eastern seaboard. >> officials are taking some preventive measures. a hurricane watch has been issued for most of north carolina's coast. even if earl does not come ashore, it is expect to bring dangerous surf and gusting wind from the carolinas and into canada. martin o'malley sat down to talk about what to expect. >> we get to the mid atlantic, we have more time, not much more time. we expect if earl stays on its current track, we
. an accident in towson. in carroll county, there is an accident on francis scott key highway. there is a report of a cow in the road, so watch out for that. otherwise we are looking ok. this is the northwest corner of the beltway at old court road. there is that fog out there that john was talking about. this is the beltway at the key bridge. there are some fog warnings on the bridges around the area as well. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> for the first time in five years, a woman has been put to death by the u.s. at justice system. teresa lewis died by lethal injection in virginia. she was on death row for arranging the murders of her husband and a stepson to collect and insurance payout. she was the first woman executed in virginia in nearly a century. four people are dead after a shooting inside a home in seattle, washington. investigators heard gunshots inside the home when they arrived on the scene. the woman suspected of being the shooter was found dead. what is not clear it is why the shots were fired to begin with. schools in new jersey may have lost out on the race to the t
-778-2222. we're live in towson, linda sow, abc2 news. >>> an annapolis dam is determined unsafe and now many are hoping it can handle the significant rain we're expected to get. state inspectors sent the state a letter stating that water works park off the 450 could result in massive flooding. workers have released water from the dam to prevent a possible failure. >> erosion, sort of underground erosion between the earth right next to where the dam is. they're just worried about long-term, a break down. there's no imminent threat of a major break down right now. >> phillip mcgowan says a number of repairs are planned for later this year. the staff will be monitoring the water level. >>> of course more rain means more problems and delays on the roads. we already heard this early in the morning, kim brown talking about it, if you're going anywhere, allow for plenty of time this morning. sherrie johnson has live team coverage this morning. >> reporter: we're here in towson off york road. look behind me, as you can see, the rain is steady falling right now. not much traffic right now, but it wil
by one day this week. the game of the week, towson and delaney. first quarter, delaney down seven. a 20 yard gain, keeps the drive alive. on to the second quarter, same drive that, chris davis bounced off the guard into the touchdown. second quarter, m. j. preston on the run and will get all the way down to the five before he gets pushed out of bounds. towson did not labor. damon jones around left side, untouched. telson goes on to beat delaney, 27-12. annapolis hosting glen burnie, annapolis in blue. pickup the action first quarter. watson on the sweet, cut it back, picks his way through traffic. 15 yards for the touchdown, 7-0 panthers. same play, different playmaker. keith collins cutting back with a lot of room to run. 75 yards for the touchdown. annapolis is up 14-6 in front of glen burnie. sean woodland it's the third score as he tied ropes down the sideline into the end zone. annapolis beat glen burnie 28-20 annapolis beat glen burnie 28-20 for the everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increa
. now, 2-1. lost to number 7, oklahoma, by a mere 3 points. at towson university tonight against villanova, d.j.solvin looking for a snap. sails over his head. kicks it out the end zone. the wildcats got two running scores and passing score from their quarterback. nova beats towson, down, 1-2. final score 43-7. the high school big 10 for you. gillman versus -- a whole lot of prosad doe tonight. 14-0 in the halftime. 35-10, gillman the final score. remember, folks, don't forget, ravens 2-1/2 points favorites at the cincinnati bengals. tomorrow the game shown at 11:00 sharp right here on -- 1:00 sharp right here on wjz news 13. and in new hampshire, kyle busch hits the wall after taking the lead. that is how the race finished. kyle bruceer was 1st. kevin harvick was 3rd. okay. on the other side of the paper here, north dakota beat maryland, 35-9. trying to rush it out. hopkins beats gettysburg 39-21. mcdaniels for the first time in 38 years. i promise that is it. >> thank you. what inspired hundreds of what inspired hundreds of people to take this record ,,,, everyone kn
it will cause delays. in towson, a downed tree blocking all lanes in both direction at cromwell and eagles court. no problems inbound off 395 past the convention center, traffic looks good. on the jfx at northern parkway, no problems in either direction. megan and jamie, back to you. >> thanks, kim. >>> earl is threatening the labor day holiday. >> the first evacuations have been ordered for island residents off north carolina but the category 3 storm is making its way across the caribbean towards the u.s. here is emily schmidt. >> reporter: this is from the international space station 200 miles above the earth. and this? >> people feel we're getting time for the big one. >> reporter: is the worry on the east coast. it's been 20 years since a hurricane this big threatened so much of the eastern seaboard. there's already a hurricane watch in north carolina. officials are preparing evacuations. >> it's too close to the coast not to be ready to go. >> reporter: some summer tourists plan to listen. >> i've always left when they said it was coming. >> reporter: earl's glancing blow to small caribbean
game of the week. you chose today's towson at delaney game. that is tonight with towson kicking off at delaney. new york's team does not resemble its predecessors. the orioles win. it moves their record to 9-5 this september. orioles have three games left with the yankees, boston, and tampa bay and it looks like they will not have a significant impact on the final makeup of the playoff picture. imagine the orioles finally having a role in the playoffs. >> they are going in that direction if they keep playing like this. >> up next, a look at the seven- day forecast. >> we will continue to follow developments after shooting inside hopkins hospital. we will update the condition of the doctor injured and also hear from the neighbors of the accused shooter. a developing story, two people arrested and charged with holding a woman against her will for nearly a year. we'll have these stories and mu >> a little bit of rain, a couple of thunderstorms, but so far it has been a decent rain as far as manageable conditions. not as much as we really need, but the benefit of showers continues throu
that nded in the death of a towson gas station owner is found guilty.ú prosecutors are preparing to try the victim's wife who they say lurrd him to his death. >>> at the baltimore county courthouse, the first of six people charged in the plannedd3 killing of a gas station owner >> i think we proved our case he >> baltimore county case attorney scott shill enburger. the suspect guilty of first-degree murder and the con spiersty tconspiracy to coovvctt first-degree mmrder. ú%il is karra's nephew. >> walter bishop, coil's best friend is the gunman. the state told the jury that coil arranged two meetings between bissop and karla porter and acted as the go between the jury took less than twoo3 hours to convict coill >> i'm disappointed in the jury verdict. >> but the attorney says that the jury got it wrong. he ssys his client is no3 different than severallothers who say hey wereeapproached by karla porterrto murder her husband. >> this was a woman who essentially was doing everrthing ú%ort of putting an ad in the newspaper that she wanted her husband killed, tt relatives, friends, strang
to clean up the chesapeake bay. >> towson commons has been sold at auction. undisclosed buyer paid $28.5 million foo the once buutling retail retaii center in downtown towson. no word on what they will do with the complex. >> first day of fall it feels like summer. tomorrow. comes in with 90 degrees temperatures. according to vytts reed. it will be hot and steaay. >> tomorrow, first ay of fall begins at 11:zero 9:00 pm. so we will still getta full kind of -- almost full day of summer. and then fall begins it looks like we will see a heat up. usually coolerrtemperatures this time of year. in fact, look out right now. h.d. radar shows no precipitation. -7 degrees, was tte nigh -altimore. 80 in d.c. 82 in wwnd these ter. 90s down n west virginia. that's what is coming our way. contiiue to see tte heat build in through the afternoon tommrrow. 69 currently in baltimore. 63 in salisbury. and back in hagerstown, right at 70. and we are going to see temperatures drop down to right in theelower 66s in downtown baltimore, at 64, with clear skies. keep the sunglasses ready or tomorrow. and hee
road cars on the road. not as many you're looking at an 11-minute %ide. %-towson.ou make your way to3 iffyou are using the corridor it will remain clear. that is the same case if you lookkat 83 at wwrren road. it's wide open. you're looking at a quick 5 minute ri!!5-minute ride from sd to the beltway. >>> a $10,000 lottery ticket thrown to the trash. coming up the extreme lengths one man went through to get [ male announcer ] antiques can be nice. but you wouldn't want an antique computer. or an antique tv. ♪ or an antique remote control. so why are you still using an antique cable network created in 1948 for your 2010 tv? it's time to hook your tv up to a 100% fiber optic network. it's time for fios. visit verizon.com/getfios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >>> it's took three messy attempts but a glen burnie man is one of the latest lottery winnerr. keith daniels tells us that the3 man almost missed out on his win being ticket. threw away his >>> ddnise coold be considered ú very lucky man. heewas a winner and then looser -p>>> he i
. %-apartment last week. innhis police do not suspect foullplayy but it's uncleer how he died. the 2008 towson high chool graduate was in physics and philosophy. his family is asking that donations be made to the spca or abraham american society in a bra ham'inabraham's memory. >>> police say he hadda ourt date four years ago and never showed up and since then he has failed to registerrfor marylaad's sex offender registry. if anyone has information on his call police at (410)637-8970 and as lways all tips are >>> the family of a young girl kidnapped and killld in salisbury last december, waats ú current whh what comic owe attoy though he lost in this mmnth's election. the parents released that davis -uarkkis familiir with the case and they believe he is the best thomas legg junnor. legg's trial is scheduled to the republican candidate said e would offer rourak to remain the lead prosecutor in the case and ú%e candiddte has not ruled out that possibility. >>> thankk to one maryland family new legislation takes an offensive term offf-he-bookk nationwide. applauding congress for passing -eg
: he played football at loyola and collegiately at towson. during his playing days he had no way of knowing the football that he played would be the tie that binds his recovery and coping with the paralysis he faces. >> the spring before my senior year, dislocated hip and fractured pelvis. no more football. i am the poster child to get everything now because it can be taken from you in a heart beat >> reporter: he got in touch with reservoir high school football coach rick trott who got in touch with willis mcgahee who got in touch with area realtors. they are to do a makeover to his home to make it accessible to his needs. >> we'll see a daddy not confined to a medical bed or wheelchair. he'll be in a wide open space. interacting with them. >> we have the ability and you don't make a difference? there's something wrong with you. >> my mom and grandmother say i know what it is to be on the outside of the game. >> reporter: for that, joe is grateful. in churchville, lamont williams, abc2 news. >> great story. >>> two of the most beloved baltimoreans gave a way that will benefit th
for an accident also in the city. that's at fleet street and towson at governor boulevard, one more on bel air and there's a look at 95 heading in and out of the tunnel. everything's running smoothly. you can see just a little bit of fog and more on 95 south of the beltway. this is brought to you by your toyota dealer. toyota, buy right the first time and you'll save more in the long run. >> >> the tractor trailer that plunged off of the bay bridge two years ago killing the driver, now, his family settled a lawsuit. we're live with the details. >> reporter: good morning, don. the victim's family is only getting some of what they're asking for. better safety on the bay bridge and only a fraction of the money. it was more than two years ago that the truck driver was killed in his terrifying crash. his tractor trailer plunged off of the bay bridge when he curved from hit -- swerved from hitting the camaro driven by a 19-year-old. her family will pay $100,000 to the shorts. my client is deeply sorry for what happened. she's very remorseful and she didn't set out to have an accident. >> reporter: i
. there were plenty of games on thursday. towson and delaney renewed their rivalry. the lions put together a touchdown drive. delaney in red. this goes to dj foster and this sets up this chris davis over left tackle. nice cut back. the point after was no blood. 7-6 towson. the generals would add to the lead. he goes to the lady damon jones goes in untouched. 17-12, towson winds. the orioles and yankees tonight at camden yards. there is a game at pauley. those stovall kids would be there. >> it should be the game of the week. >> you need to shoot that game. >> 66 degrees on tv hill. much more in the next half-hour of 11 news today. >> the investigation continues after a gunman opens fire inside a johns hopkins hospital. a live report is next. >> texting, driving, and teenagers. a dangerous combination. >> sunny skies predicted for this friday. i will break it down for you. not that long ago, many families were priced out of an overheated housing market. but the times have changed. get the facts at remax.com. it's a great place to see all the listings in thousands of cities and towns. with l
. >> a sparkling affair at towson town center. celebrates the arrival of an iconic jewelry store. >> it was billed as breakfast at tiffany's. an event of which even belgian actress audrey hepburn would have been proud. >> precision time pieces. and flawless diamonds can be found at many jewelry stores. but when customers see the iconic tiffany blue box, they can expect two things. a certain level of service and price. >> one of the most luxurious jewelry companies. >> welcome. >> reporter: the famed american jewelry store opened its doors friday. inside towson town center's new luxury wing. it was billed as breakfast at tiffany's, an event where customers ate fresh fruit and sipped mimosas. >> i'd like to go forever everything. -- for everything. that's the problem. but i do see a few things i like. >> everybody knows the beautiful tiffany blue box. we want to be baltimore's local jeweler. >> reporter: a high-end jewelry store seems out of sync with humbling economic times. keep in mind, however, that tiffany and company was founded in 1837, nearly 130 years before the great depression. so whether
economist said the job market always lags behind recovery. gedk a towson landmark chan hands. once a thriving entertainment complex was auctioned off. the sale coincided with the release of discouraging dated. the numbers show maryland's unemployment rate rose to 7.3% in august. maryland and florida are the only two states there recorded in increase in unemployment last month. >> it is a trend or a is a zig for a zag. >> bob ehrlich said today's jobs report reaffirms the o'malley administration does not understand how to create jobs for maryland families. martin o'malley weighed in and said he understands the frustration of marylanders, which is why the state expanded its job search website. it allows jobs seekers to post their resumes. it is important to note the unemployment rate has dropped since the recession reportedly ended. >> at the labor market will always lag the recovery. the economic output has increased consecutively. the labor market has not caught up with that. firms have been at squeezing more productivity out of the existing workers. >> to make things easier, we ha
. it starts at 8:00 a.m. at towson university. for more information, go to wjz.com. >>> and still to come on eyewitness news at noon, it's never too late to learn the rules of love. we talked to the stars of "the rules of engagement" coming up next and wjz-13 is always on for you, here's the stories we're following on the website. for more information, go to wjz.com. ,,,,,,,, [ ehrlich ] annapolis -- if they have their way, we're facing a mountain of debt and a massive tax increase. employers will continue to leave our state, taking their jobs with them. the next four years will impact the next decade, so we've put together a road map to 2020. a plan that brings jobs back to maryland by reducing spending and lowering taxes. let's make the maryland we love not just good, but great. now let's get down to work. >> >> joining us life is jeff from the show and oliver hudson who plays adam. you're sitting on the set, it looks nice. >> yeah, we're here in front of the faux set. >> i have one, too. >> did you start last monday or this coming monday. last monday. did you carry over any themes from
in towson. meg yap, back to you. >>> a health alert this morning, the food and drug administration is putting restrictions on the use of diabetes drug. a vandia. it can be used by those who have type ii diabetes. and the drug is linked to an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, however. the maker has long defended saying it is safe and an effective treatment for those with diabetes. >> a study suggests mammograms may not be as effective as previously thought in women over 50. the study and published in the journal of medicine say women have a lower risk of dying of breast cancer but it was linked to mammograms. >> we want to remend you the race for the cure is coming up. that's hard to believe it is next week. and it is set for the 3rd. and we want to you join us. we'll be broadcasting the event live on the air on sunday at 7 and ends at 9:00 in the morning. if you would like to register you can save yourself 10- dollars. when you get there click on the lifestyle tab. >>> potter fans are gearing up for the final chapter of the final adventure. what they will encounter in the
. >> the biggest parking garage in the -- country is in towson. it's not your typical place to leave the car. we'll show you how it works. 0!!!!!!!!!! >>> lee look at our time-lapse camera. and this is just a little bit of fog but we have areas where the visibility is under a quarter mile. and. we get a delay. you are at a 2-hour delay. and thick fog. how is that affecting traffic? , we have several accidents around the area -- >> we have several accidents around the area. looking at the beltway. we are at hartford road, that is hanging over the air. we'll give you a look at the crashes. e we have reports of a cow in the roadway. you may want to keep your speeds down. an accident at another crash coming in nottingham. and, megan, back to you. >>> 6:40. the clothe does not make the man a man behind bars this morning. inks he -- he is known as the preppy robber. how the police got their man. >>> and cash or check? only that's the situation at wal-mart and sam's club. things are back to normal. why they could not take the plastic yesterday. >>> a stinky problem and it needs to get fixed. it is wors
. they are scheduled to meet tomorrow in new york. the college football season begins tonight. towson place indiana. this is a big step up. good luck to the tigers'. >> thank you. i don't see any purple. we will not talk about that the quest that is the rule. >> here is a look ahead tour next hour. >> dozens of turtles return to the gulf of mexico. inaugural grand prix is expanding. >> people in a solid dark through bones of fire at each other. >> things are pretty quiet weather-wise this morning. stay with us. stay with us. as a career prosecutor i made decisions on facts not politics. in washington, i'm trying to do the same. that's why i voted to crackdown on wall street and protect the bay. and why i voted against the $3 trillion budget, the big bank bailout, and against the health care bill. you see for me it's not about democrats or republicans it's about common sense and doing what's best for our families. maybe that's why i'm ranked one of the most independent members of congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message.
in july. >>> a towson complex is putting the brakes on parking. it is home to the largest of its kind you drive in and you get out of the car, look the doors and swipe a card. a turn table moves the vehicle on to a platform. the garage has 415 spaces compared to 150 at a con ventional garage. >>> you can be parking one of these. it is called the car of the future. it gets 102 miles per gallon made in virginia and the company hopes to sell the ed son with a price of $20,000 e looking for work? mac. why's will hire 65,000 holiday workers. that's a slight increase. the positions will be part time. they will be offered in stores, distribution and call centers across the country. >>> a girl involved in a brutal fistfight. it is caught on tape. it pay not be the most shocking thing about the story. >>> and dramatic pictures, flames racing through a home. let's go to mark jones to see how the trains and buss are moving. >>> good morning out there. you find the numbers 3, 11, 51, 67 taking a detour at charles because of the book festival. the 5 diverted at eager and central. the 10 and 30 at heig
lanes of route 40 at newwood drive. and a watermain break in towson, york road between overbrook road and winwood road. lane blockages there. a major accident northbound lanes of 95 past the chesapeake house rest area at route 222. it's closed at this time. an accident involving a jackknifed tractor-trailer and fuel spill. police are forcing traffic to detour on route 222. this is 895 at the richie spur. traffic is moving very well in both directions. no issues approaching either tunnel. >>> 6:01. still nothing. on saturday at 7:00 a motorcyclist was hit by a car and died of his injuries. the car took off. this happened on erdman avenue. sherrie johnson with what police are looking for this morning. >> reporter: good morning. witnesses saw the body flip several times before hitting the ground. the victim, 25-year-old gerard grant leaves behind two young daughters. friends and family stopped by the scene of the hit-and-run yesterday. police say there is significant damage to the driver's side of the black mercedes. officers say it was not road rage. neighbors say they tried to perform
of the season, struck out with bases loaded in that seventh. for years, towson university has waited for its athletic program to draw some national attention. today the school turned to the new athletic director to lead the tigers in that direction. he arrived from the university of cincinnati where he served as associate athletic director. towson was to follow a similar path to cincinnati, a school with potential. telson has struggled in its two highest profile sports. football has not had a winning team in five seasons. the men's basketball team has had 13 straight losing seasons. >> the plans that are going on here are extraordinary. just look around this campus. doesn't look like it did five years ago? hopefully when you come around a few years from now, you will see that gradually it will come about. some things quicker than others, but make no mistake about it, it is a marathon, not a sprint. >> make no mistake about this, tom tasselmyer will be right back with yurt seven-day boss: and now i'll turn it over to the gecko. gecko: ah, thank you, sir. as we all know, geico has been saving
hours. we caught up with one shopper at the wal-mart in towson, who first tried going to the sam's club in cockeysville. >> they had signs posted that said "cash only" so i went to try to make a purchase and they wouldn't accept it, said all the systems were down across the country. >> they said the issue was fixed within a few hours and ununsecond down maintenance problem led to the outage. >>> if you have problems on facebook. the social networking site was down for about an hour because of technical problems. it's actually the second time this week that facebook has been knocked out. the company says the two outages are not relatedded. well some of the changes in president obama's health care reform plan kicked in today and some of the key changes, young adults will now be able to stay on their parents' plans until they are 26 and insurance companies can no longer decide to pull the plug on coverage of kids just because they have a preexisting condition. insurers now have to provide free preventative services like mammograms and colonoscopes and they can't drop you when you get sick
what is going on right now because in towson that temperature at 73 degrees so it was a warm rain. that's the one thing we can say about it. as we check out the rain look at the gusts, 41 miles per hour? wow. the rainfall total, 3.16, and that's gonna go up because, like i said, we do have some more rain moving in here. check out the current conditions in to annapolis right now, 7.09, the rainfall total there, that temperature coming in at 73 degrees. then we're looking at your rainfall totals once again. check out edge mere, every time i show you this graphic and i keep on showing it to you, you can see how these totals are adding up. 6.39 to perry hall, 3. '09 to ga win oaks. this has been holding steady. these right along the bay here that are definitely going to start to come up. even aberdeen around 4.02, so we're looking at some totals that could be close to 10" when we're all said and done here. we're also looking at a tornado watch that's in effect until 7:00 and we're looking at maryland's most powerful radar right now and you can see most of the action starting to fill back in
at notre-dame prep school in towson. the dangers of the over the counter cough medicines. why the fda could require you to have a prescription for them. >> 79 degrees our average high temperature this part of september. we got to 80 today at bwi marshall. 8 your 2-degree guarantee. so, just getting it in there. 88. joe klein our 2-degree guarantee winner from westminster. you get an abc2 news storm umbrella. we'll be right back. - friend: yeah? car owner: and this is what he had in my budget. friend: oh well, the top is down! car owner: the top is gone! friend: yeah, there's lot's of head-room! car owner: tons of head-room! careful! friend: ow! car owner: that's sharp. friend: cheese! car owner: yeah. sorry. carmax spokesperson: settling for less is not smart. what is smart is getting more car for your money at carmax. guaranteed quality used cars can cost a lot less than new cars, so you can get more car for less money by shopping at carmax. now more than ever the smart choice is carmax. the way car buying should be. >>> a crowded field of republicans is competing for the chance to take on
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